JUNEAU EMPIRE OBITUARIES: Complete listing of Juneau Empire Obituaries powered by For many of us, Public Broadcasting Service is the quiet channel on the dial, the one we tune into when we want to learn a thing or two. Over the years PBS has had many memorable hosts who have broadened our horizons and spurred our curiosity. They...
My Turn: Alaska's budget: A history

Unless you've locked yourself in a closet to escape Alaska's media for the...Fortunately, Alaska has squirreled away a huge amount of savings over the past six...Alaska will have some breathing room to craft a long-term strategy to address the budget...
A slew of indictments

There has been a slew of indictments issued by grand juries...some of which have made headlines. Here's a comprehensive list of all the indictments handed...intentionally causing someone physical injury with a knife on Nov. 6, and third-degree assault...
My Turn: Misappropriating a people's history

...District's Equity Standards. It became a focal point during the past month when many...program. But the question also applies to a high school history curricula being debated...This week, seven of nine members of a special committee voted to remove the books...
Sports On TV for Friday, Nov. 28

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 28COLLEGE FOOTBALL7 a.m., ESPNU - N. Illinois at W. Michigan8 a.m., ABC - Nebraska at Iowa8 a.m., ESPN2 - UCF at South Florida8 a.m., FS1 - W. Kentucky at Marshall10:30 a.m., CBS - Arkansas at Missouri11...
Iditarod musher hurt in crash with vehicle

ANCHORAGE - A veteran Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race musher is recovering from a broken back and leg after she was struck by a driver who left the roadway and crashed into her team near Willow.Karin Hendrickson was running her team along the Parks...
Alaskan shares knowledge of cross-country skiing

FAIRBANKS - More than four decades ago, Tim Buckley laced up a pair of old bunny boots, strapped them to a rudimentary pair of Army White Rocket skis and shuffled his way down a trail.It was his first experience with cross-country skiing...
Humane Society offers reward in dog hanging

ANCHORAGE - The Humane Society of the United States is offering a reward for information about the death of a dog in Alaska that was found hanging from a tree with its throat slashed, the organization said Wednesday.The carcass of...
Ex-Nikiski teacher pleads not-guilty in rape case

With a courtroom audience that included representatives...surfaced in May.Anderson, 37, sat chained to a row of other in-custody cases being heard...students confessed to another teacher that she had a sexual relationship with him. Alaska State...
Today In Sports History: Nov. 28-29

NOVEMBER 281906 - Tommy Burns fights to a 20-round draw with light heavyweight Jack O'Brien in a world heavyweight title bout in Los Angeles...score two touchdowns on recovered fumbles in a 48-13 victory over the Washington Redskins...


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